Ambleside Park

The entrance to Ambleside Park is located at the foot of 13th Street.

As West Vancouver’s gateway park, Ambleside is fully accessible and well used by both West Vancouver residents and visitors. Enjoy spectacular views of Stanley Park and downtown Vancouver.

Parking at Ambleside Park

Public parking at the park is limited and fills up quickly in good weather. Parking lots will be closed when full. Please have an alternate plan and follow the instructions of traffic control personnel.

Lifeguards

Lifeguards are on duty beginning Monday, June 28 to Monday, September 6 from 12 to 7 p.m. daily.

Washrooms

Washrooms are open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, the District has increased the frequency of cleaning in park washrooms.

Concession

The Boat Shed is open daily. Check their website for hours.

DOGS IN AMBLESIDE PARK

The off-leash dog area is 3.52 hectares of grassy areas, trails and beach with access for dogs and their owners.

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Things to Do in the Park

SKATEPARK

Home to a newly renovated skateboard section at the centre of boards, blades and baskets. Popular for basketball, street-style skateboarding, roller hockey, in-line skating and bicycling. Located near the beach and playground.

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TENNIS COURTS

Enjoy three courts on a first-come-first-serve basis. Please restrict games to 30 minutes if others are waiting, and respect court reservation times for lessons.

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SWIMMING

Ambleside Park has sandy beaches and a designated swim area monitored by lifeguards in the summer. Enjoy this popular swimming spot, but please supervise children at all times and always swim with a buddy.

PAR 3 GOLF COURSE

Looking for something to do on a sunny day? Test your golf skills at this beautiful waterfront Pitch and Putt! For more information on the Ambleside Par 3 course, please visit the Golf section.

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Contact

The entrance to Ambleside Park is located at the foot of 13th Street.

Hours

Lifeguards are on duty from late June to early September. Hours are 12 to 7 p.m. daily.

Washrooms are open 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, the District has increased the frequency of cleaning in park washrooms.

Fire Danger Rating

Current fire danger rating: VERY LOW

Prohibited year-round

  • open fires (including beach fires) anywhere in West Vancouver
  • smoking in parks and beaches
  • barbecues in Lighthouse Park

Summer Fire Safety

Picnic Guidelines

Fire Danger Ratings

Updated: Thursday, September 16

Amenities

  • concession (closed for the season)
  • outdoor shower
  • parking
  • picnic tables
  • public washrooms with change rooms (7 a.m. to 9 p.m.)
  • playground
  • waterpark
  • duck pond
  • sports fields
  • basketball court
  • skatepark
  • tennis courts
  • pier
  • beach volleyball (seasonal)

TENNIS LESSONS

For information on spring/summer lessons, please see the Leisure Guide.

Leisure Guide

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